You Can Make Exceptional Partnerships with APTEP

The Asia-Pacific Technology and Education Partnership (APTEP) is an Office of Naval Research initiative.

APTEP promotes commerce and partnerships in the Asia-Pacific region through advancements in alternative energy research, technology development and education. Due to increasing energy demands, the APTEP vision is focused on “alternative energy for sustainability”.


Energy Excelerator
EEX invests $5M in 12 new cleantech companies

Energy Excelerator, the national clean energy program dedicated to helping solve the world’s energy challenges, is announcing its latest cohort of 12 companies, with later-stage companies set to each receive up to $1M in funding. Ranging from aerial spectroscopy for farmers to a new CO2 conversion technology, these companies join a portfolio of over 50 companies who are affecting change across the energy and infrastructure systems. READ MORE…

University of Hawai’i – West O’ahu
A new project has been added!

The Cyber Workforce Development and Cyber Security Coordinating Center (CSCC) Sustainment Project directly supports cyber workforce development needs for the U.S. Navy; promotes local, regional, and global needs to develop subject matter experts in information security and assurance; and supports the transition of veterans into engineering related career fields. READ MORE…

Women in Technology – MEDB
Fall 2016 was plenty of events and activities

Several events took place at the end of 2016. READ MORE…

Hawaii startup joins Wells Fargo’s Innovation Incubator
Anna Hrushka, Pacific Business News, January 12, 2017
Ibis Networks and fellow Energy Excelerator startup Geli were among 10 companies selected for the bank’s five-year, $10 million startup program, which aims to advance energy efficiency by accelerating sustainable commercial-building technologies. READ MORE…

Chaminade University
A new project has been added!

The “K-20 Engineering Pipeline Project: Engineering a Community’s Future” is the newest project addition to the Asia-Pacific Technology and Education Partnership. It is supported by a two-year grant from the Office of Naval Research to expand the development of an engineering pathway from high school to college. It is also part of a larger regional effort in Central Oahu in the state of Hawaii to better align education to workforce needs within the state as well as the region. READ MORE…


Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED)
February 23, 2017 – Maui Research & Tech Center, Suite 159, Maui, Hawaii (USA)
MEDB’s Women in Technology Program are hosting a day of enginnering activities, with the goal of introducing girls in grades 7-8 to the exciting field of engineering. READ MORE…

ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
February 27-March 1, 2017 – National Harbor, Maryland (USA)
The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit is an annual conference and technology showcase dedicated to transformation energy solutions. The summit brings together experts from different technical disciplines and professional communities o tackle America’s energy challenges in new and innovative ways. READ MORE…

Ka Hei Island Energy Inquiry PD Hawai’i Island Workshop
March 21-22, 2017 – Hawai’i Island (TBD depending on interest), Hawaii (USA)
During the two-day workshop, educators will receive hands-on training in fundamentals of renewable energy including light, photovoltaic, solar heating, energy conservation & audit lessons, and more using inquiry science methodology… READ MORE…

Maui Energy Conference and Exhibition
March 22-24, 2017 – Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului, Maui (USA)
The Maui Energy Conference will explore new and innovative pathways to achieving a vibrant clean energy future in Hawaii. Energy experts and stakeholders from across the U.S. will gather in Kahului, Maui to tackle critical cross-sector issues and examine groundbreaking strategies. READ MORE…

2017 Hawaii STEM Conference
May 1-2, 2017 – Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii (USA)
Join MEDB and WIT for the 8th Annual Hawaii STEM Conference as students, educators, industry and community leaders from across the state and nation join together to celebrate the positive impact that Hawaii STEM students create in their communities.. READ MORE…

Promote sustainability through alternative research, technology development, education and commerce

Have a look at the APTEP Brochure

Have a look at the APTEP Booklet

Sign up for the APTEP Newsletter


adiCET logo carousel

Chaminade logo carousel

Energy Excelerator logo carousel


HNEI logo carousel

Makai logo carousel

MEDB logo carousel


Navatek logo carousel

Royer Studios logo carousel

UHWO logo carousel

Comments are closed.